Posted on: October 13, 2017

IACC Holding Big Dogs Big Deals Adoption Event

IACC Holding Big Dogs Big Deals Adoption Event

In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, the IACC is offering all large dogs (40 pounds and larger) for the reduced adoption fee of only $20.

This October in celebration of Adopt-a-Shelter Dog month, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Anim...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Irving Animal Services Helps Pets Stay Healthy, Safe

IACC Helps Keep Pets Healthly

Irving Animal Services partners with providers to bring affordable pet spay/neuter, microchipping and vaccination services to residents' pets. All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier at the events.

All events are held at the Irving Animal Care Campus, ...

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View Upcoming Events at the IACC Animal Services
Posted on: September 30, 2017

Irving Celebrates Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month with Big Dog Adoptions

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October is Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month, an annual event to encourage residents to save dogs’ lives and enhance their own lives by adopting from a shelter or rescue group. Each year, millions of dogs in shelters and under the care of rescue volunteers await ...

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Animal Services

Posted on: September 29, 2017

AquaStars Dates Through the Fall

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The City of Irving’s AquaStars program allows children with special needs, along with their families and guardians, to safely enjoy access to a premier city swimming facility. The program is custom-designed for children with special needs ages 1...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Residents Invited to City of Irving Town Hall Meeting

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Join the City of Irving for a citywide Town Hall Meeting to learn about ongoing and future city projects and initiatives. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov,. 13 at Northwest Park Recreation Center, 2800 Cheyenne St.

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Business Owners Invited to Midtown Express Task Force Meeting

Business Owners Invited to Midtown Express Task Force Meeting

SouthGate Constructors, the lead contractor for the Midtown Express project, will host its next Business Owner Task Force 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.Oct. 25 at the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, 5021 N. O'Connor Road.Any businesses or business r...

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Posted on: October 15, 2017

10 Reasons to Love the Library

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Walk in the doors of any Irving Public Library and it is easy to see why residents visit often — modern architecture and amenities, vibrant children’s spaces, current technology and friendly staff. In addition to offering books, the li...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Irving Celebrates Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month with Big Dog Adoptions

Large black dog wearing glasses thinks he's a big deal.

October is Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month, an annual event to encourage residents to save dogs’ lives and enhance their own lives by adopting from a shelter or rescue group. Each year, millions of dogs in shelters and under the care of rescue volunte...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Irving PD Participating in National Take Back Oct. 28

Irving PD Participating in National Take Back April 29

Irving residents have the opportunity to drop off controlled pharmaceutical substances for proper disposal as part of the National Take Back initiative. There is no cost to participate.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 28:

  • Irving Police Department parking lot, 305 N...
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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 15, 2017

Improvements Planned for Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive

Intersection of Pioneer Drive and Hard Rock Road in Irving, Texas.

The City of Irving’s highways and major thoroughfares are turning orange with roadwork signs and traffic cones. Soon, the southwest Irving streets of Hard Rock Road and Pioneer Drive will see the impact of road construction.

On June 22, the Irving City Cou...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Las Colinas Boulevard Construction Progress

Recently completed construction on Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, Texas.

The first phase of construction on Las Colinas Boulevard is complete. Get a look at the improvements, and find out about the next stage, which is underway now.

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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Home Chemical Collection, Electronics Recycling Oct. 28

Collection of auto battery, tires and other items considered hazardous household waste.

Residents who have unused household chemicals can participate in a special collection event for these materials to be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Briery Municipal Complex, 128 N. Briery Road.

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Arts Center Farmers Market Debuts Community Garden Program in October

Peaches and strawberries for sale at the Irving Arts Center Farmers Market.

Beginning Oct. 7, the Irving Arts Center Farmers Market will feature "The Community Garden." Irving residents are invited to sell their homegrown fruits and vegetables at the farmers market free of charge. Four Seasons Markets will supply a cano...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: February 3, 2017

Welcome Home to Irving, Texas

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Irving is a city with a rich heritage, a city with passion and purpose, and a future of unbridled potential. 

Welcome home to Irving, Texas.

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City of Irving News

Posted on: August 31, 2017

Irving Receives Top ISO Designation

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Beginning Nov. 1, Irving will join the ranks of 26 other cities in the state and 97 cities across the country when it becomes an official ISO-1 city.

The designation, made by the Insurance Services Office, has been the primary target of the Irving Fire Dep...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Atos Opens New North American Regional HQ in Irving

Display signs describing Atos' core business services.

Atos opened its new North American regional headquarters on Regent Boulevard in Irving. Company executives and city leaders joined the celebration. 

The building features the company's first Business Technology Center in North America, as well as ...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 4, 2017

NBA All-Star Behind New Sports Complex Under Construction

Artist rendering of the new DriveNation facility under construction on DFW Airport property in Irvin

NBA All-Star Jermaine O’Neal is the owner of Drive Nation, a sports and performance training complex under construction on Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport property in the City of Irving. 

Watch to get a look at some of the featur...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 4, 2017

New Hotels Progress Near the Irving Convention Center

Artist rendering of the Texican Hotel, which has started construction and will be located near the I

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Maura Gast talks about the start of construction at the Texican Hotel and the progress at the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel. 

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Economic Development News
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Two Farmers Markets Open in Irving

Vegetables on display at an open-air farmer's market table.

Irving now boasts two European-style farmers markets, where individuals can meet local farmers, artisanal food producers and crafts people, and purchase products in a colorful, family-friendly venue. Local foods and music also are planned to provide atten...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: June 16, 2017

KDC Leases Office Space to Pioneer Natural Resources in Irving

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In an economic development win for the city, corporate development and investment firm KDC announced it has leased office space to serve as Pioneer Natural Resources’ new headquarters at the planned Hidden Ridge development in Irving. The building will re...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Irving’s Downtown Heritage Crossing District is On the Move

Irving, Texas, Main Street mural

Renovation and restoration are reshaping one of Irving’s most charming areas. The district — with its parks, plazas, vintage feel, historic homes and even a stop on the Trinity Railway Express — is a great place to be, and newcomers are buying into the vi...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Irving's Year in Review: 2016

Lake Carolyn, Las Colinas, Irving, TX

Since the adoption of the city’s first strategic plan, the value of strategic thinking has been proven. Resident satisfaction with code enforcement, the appearance of the city, quality of life and other indicators of success have risen. Irving continues t...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Cranes, Trains and Automobiles: Irving hits 30-year construction record

Water Street artist rendering - Irving TX

Photo: Water Street artist rendering.

While most people see them as concrete strips ? highways and runways glimmer gold to investors and developers.

The state’s strong economy, combined with Irving’s numerous transportation assets, are translating to a mass...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

A recently released drone video captures the progress the Gables Water Street development has made on construction. The a mixed-use community project, located in Las Colinas Urban Center along Lake Carolyn, will showcase more than 60,000 square feet of re...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

The Delaware at Heritage Crossing home option - Irving TX

Photo: Rendering of a home option that will be available at The Delaware at Heritage Crossing development that will be built near downtown Irving.

Empty nesters, young professionals, or those looking to downsize their yard without sacrificing a spaciou...Read on...

Economic Development News
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

Irving Convention Center - Irving Texas

The Irving City Council has unanimously approved the proposed Irving Convention Center Hotel master development agreement, paving the way for design to begin. The convention center’s headquarters hotel will provide 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 squ...Read on...

Economic Development News
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, l...

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Economic Development News

Posted on: September 7, 2017

Irving Employees Complete Course on Emergency Preparedness and Team Building

Irving staffers take a group picture at the Emmitsburg, Md., campus during their week of FEMA Emerge

Every year the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) works with local and regional governments to maintain emergency readiness, and this year it’s especially significant for the City of Irving. Personnel representing 21 city departments tra...

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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Watch: Emergency Management Presents Preparedness Tips at Library

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Watch Irving Office of Emergency Management's Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator Alyson Barrow review tips for staying prepared in the event of an emergency during a program at South Irving Library.

Being prepared for natural disasters and...

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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Emergency Management Offers Preparedness Guide

Emergency Preparedness Guide

An Emergency Preparedness Booklet is available at CityofIrving.org/Emergency-Management to assist residents in preparing for potential disasters. The booklet includes information about the most threatening natural and man-made disasters in North Texas. By...

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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: March 10, 2017

Residents Encouraged to Register for iALERT

Residents Encouraged to Register for iALERT

The city’s iALERT notification system provides residents with critical information during emergencies or critical situations. It allows public safety officials to notify some or all of the city’s population about gas leaks, boil water notices, power outag...

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Register for iAlert Emergency Management Updates

Posted on: October 13, 2017

Smoking Safety

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While smoking-related fires accounted for only 2 percent of all residential building fires, they were a leading cause of civilian fire deaths, accounting for 14 percent of fire deaths in residential buildings.

Please keep these smoking safety tips in mind:...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

ICTN 1 – Open Line: Domestic Violence Awareness

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and this edition of Open Line focuses on resources in the community to assist victims and their families.Sunday at 3 p.m., Monday at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday at 3 p.m., Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Thursday at 6 p.m., Fri...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 13, 2017

ICTN 1 – About Towne – New

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We’ll have highlights from the Great Harvest, celebrating Irving Cares 60th Anniversary and we’ll meet the newest recruits for Canine Companions at DogFest Walk n’ Roll. We’ll check out Stitches Texas at the Irving ...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 13, 2017

ICTN 1 – About Towne

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We’ll bring you all the fun at the 2017 Main Street Event! We’ll have highlights from the Friday night kick-off activities. We’ll check out the Manifolds on Main Car Show and we’ll find out about a spicy new feature...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 13, 2017

ICTN 2 – Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting – LIVE

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Catch live coverage of the decisions the Planning and Zoning Commission make, and see how it impacts you.
Monday at 7 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 13, 2017

ICTN 1 – GOW: HS Football – Irving vs Nimitz

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The Tigers and Vikings meet for the 47th time in a cross town match-up from Joy and Ralph Ellis Stadium. The Vikings hold the edge in the series 22-21-3.Sunday at 8 p.m., Monday at 9 p.m., Tuesday at 8 p.m., Wednesday at 4 p.m., Thursday at 8:30 p.m., Fri...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 13, 2017

ICTN 1 – GOW: HS Football – DeSoto vs MacArthur

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The Cardinals will look to send the homecoming crowd home happy when they host the Eagles of DeSoto in a District 6-7-6A gridiron match up.Sunday at 4 p.m., Monday at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday at 4 p.m., Wednesday at noon, Thursday at 2:30 p.m., Friday at noon, ...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 13, 2017

ICTN 1 – City Source – New

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Whole Foods is now open in Irving. On the next “City Source,” see what shoppers are finding inside. Also, people turn out along the Mandalay Canal for a touching tribute to domestic violence. See what event organizers are doing to incr...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 3 - Replay of Past Shows

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If you missed them when they first aired, here are replays of recent past shows.
Watch ICTN 3:
•Spectrum Communications Channel 96
•Frontier Channel 32

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 2 - Channel Guide

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Starting October 1, 2017 on ICTN 2: Live meetings will air on the time slot blocked as they always have been. Repeat meetings will now run on a loop due to variations of time length. You can also view on ICTN on Demand and choose when you want to watch. G...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Channel Guide

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Watch ICTN 1:

  • AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network
  • Spectrum Communications Channel 16
  • Frontier Channel 30

Watch ICTN 2:

  • AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network
  • Spectrum Communications Chan...
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ICTN Sneak Previews

Posted on: October 17, 2017

Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive Improvements Ahead

Puddle of water near the intersection of Pioneer Drive and Hard Rock Road, with housing construction

An area of southwest Irving that is seeing a lot of development will soon have new streets, water lines and more. In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," find out about the improvements to Hard Rock Road and Pioneer Drive that are part of Irving...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Las Colinas Boulevard Construction Progress

Recently completed construction on Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, Texas.

The first phase of construction on Las Colinas Boulevard is complete. Get a look at the improvements, and find out about the next stage, which is underway now.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Improvements Planned for Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive

Intersection of Pioneer Drive and Hard Rock Road in Irving, Texas.

The City of Irving’s highways and major thoroughfares are turning orange with roadwork signs and traffic cones. Soon, the southwest Irving streets of Hard Rock Road and Pioneer Drive will see the impact of road construction.

On June 22, the Irving City Cou...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 28, 2017

City of Irving’s Construction Permitting Hits $1 Billion Record High

Artist rendering of the Pioneer Natural Resources headquarters to be built in Hidden Ridge.

Photo: Artist rendering of the Pioneer Natural Resources headquarters to be built at Verizon’s $1.5 billion Hidden Ridge development.

Irving hit a new record, issuing more than $1.1 billion in construction permitting this fiscal year, topping last year by ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory Opens

The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory front gate.

The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory is now open. Watch to see some of the features, and find out how the venue can adapt to different types of events. 

Find out about upcoming shows: ThePavilionTMF.com.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Irving Traffic Division Rolls Out Citywide Signal System Communication Upgrade

Transportation Department staff work to replace traffic signal controllers at an intersection.

The City of Irving’s Traffic Signal Division is on pace to replace traffic signal controllers in more than 200 intersections by the end of 2017. 

The project, which includes 208 traffic signals within Irving’s 70 square miles, ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Irving Fire Station #12 Opens

Fire trucks gleam in the sun on the ribbon-cutting day at Fire Station No. 12 in Irving, Texas.

Photo: Fire trucks gleam in the sunlight on the ribbon-cutting day for Fire Station No. 12 in Irving. (Photo credit: Nick Mallouf)

Many residents and community leaders turned out for the opening of Irving Fire Station #12 in early August, located on Regent...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 4, 2017

New Hotels Progress Near the Irving Convention Center

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In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Maura Gast talks about the start of construction at the Texican Hotel and the progress at the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel. 

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Luzon Park Plans Proceed

Residents review plans for the renovations at Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Drive, Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN’s "City Source," see how the plans for improvements to Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Drive, are shaping up. The innovative plans include features that are enhanced with a smartphone app. 

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Signature Bridge Will Bring Development to Former Stadium Site

An artist rendering of the four-lane signature bridge that is part of the State Highway 114 final bu

A four-lane signature bridge designed for both vehicular and pedestrian traffic is part of the State Highway (SH) 114 final build-out. City officials have been working on plans with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Dallas Area Rapid Tran...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Damage Repaired to Portions of Campion Trail Caused by Floods

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

As a result of unprecedented rainfall in 2015 and 2016, the Trinity River overflowed its banks and caused considerable damage along the City of Irving’s Campion Trail. The almost continuous wet weather caused a 50-year flood on the Trinity, dama...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Fire Training Facility Opens

Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Training Facility - Burn Tower - May 30 2017

Irving and Grand Prairie opened a new fire training facility July 21. The facility features a five-story tower, a classroom, a trench rescue area and more. The two cities split all costs. 

The Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Fire Training Facility is l...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Water Utilities Evaluates Quality of Infrastructure System, Prepares for Future City Development

Construction crews lower a section of 48-inch fiberglass reinforced pipe into a trench.

Photo: Construction crews lower a section of 48-inch fiberglass reinforced pipe into a trench.

Water is a fundamental resource that is necessary for survival. It is used every day, from filling a glass to washing a load of laundry, and from watering the la...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Irving Improves Water, Wastewater Systems

Workers prepare an area for water and wastewater improvements.

The City of Irving is investing in improvements to the water and wastewater system. Some of these improvements involve repairing and replacing aging infrastructure. In other cases, the upgrades are because of business and residential growth.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 29, 2017

The Study: Irving's Innovation Center Opens

Mayor Rick Stopfer cuts the ribbon to open The Study: Irving Innovation Center.

The Study opened in Irving’s former Central Library. It features co-working space, private meeting rooms and more. The goal of the facility is to help entrepreneurs and build business. 

Learn more: http://thestudyus.com/

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 8, 2017

Improvements Planned for Luzon Park

Slide and playground equipment at Luzon Park, Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN’s "City Source," see what could be in store for Luzon Park in Irving. The city’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) team is gathering input and developing ideas to improve the park. It’s locate...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 14, 2017

City Offers Tours of Irving Music Factory

Heavy-duty equipment moves building materials to a work area at the Irving Music Factory.

Teams with the City of Irving play a lot of important roles as construction on the Irving Music Factory advances. Watch to learn about what the city is doing to ensure work progresses on schedule.

The City of Irving’s Capital Improvement team pro...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Brockbank, Embassy Channels Construction Update: June 2017

Embassy Channel, June 2017

The city’s Capital Improvement Project Department Director Casey Tate provides City Council members with an update on the progress made on the Brockbank and Embassy drainage channels at the June 6, 2017 Work Session meeting.

The city’s ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Parks and Recreation Provides Update on Twin Wells Golf Course Redevelopment

Proposed Green Approach to Hole No. 13 at Twin Wells Golf Course - June 7 2017

Twin Wells Golf Course is being redesigned to provide a more user-friendly and challenging course layout. Proposed changes will include wider and better defined fairways, elevated greens and an improved driving range and practice areas. The course is curr...

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Posted on: May 28, 2017

Irving Fire Department to Welcome Fire Station No. 12, Fire Training Facility This Summer

Fire Station No. 12 - Opening Summer 2017 - Irving TX

The City of Irving Fire Department will open two of its signature Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects beginning in July.

In April 2016, the Fire Department began construction on the 12,000-square-foot Fire Station No. 12 at 2995 Regent Blvd. Also la...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Irving’s Downtown Heritage Crossing District is On the Move

Irving, Texas, Main Street mural

Renovation and restoration are reshaping one of Irving’s most charming areas. The district — with its parks, plazas, vintage feel, historic homes and even a stop on the Trinity Railway Express — is a great place to be, and newcomers are buying into the vi...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Midtown Express Open House

SouthGate Constructors representatives talk with residents about the progress on the Midtown Express

In this excerpt from ICTN’s "City Source," see the open house where residents learned about progress on the Midtown Express. Southgate Constructors, TxDOT’s contractor for the project, reports it is 50 percent complete.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Centennial Park Plaques Unveiled

Woman looking at newly installed black granite plaques in Founders Plaza - Irving TX.

Irving leaders recently gathered at Centennial Park to re-dedicate Founder’s Plaza and unveil new plaques. The black granite plaques showcase significant moments in the first hundred years of Irving history.

The new plaques these took the commissioned arti...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Irving Music Factory Construction Update: May 2017

Irving Music Factory site - May 2017

ICTN’s "City Source" provides an update on the Irving Music Factory’s construction, including an aerial view of the progress on the site.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 10, 2017

View Georgia Farrow Rec Center Expansion Plans

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Residents recently attended a Community Meeting at Georgia Farrow Recreation Center, 530 Davis Drive, to provide input and ideas about a proposed update and expansion of the facility.

Located in West Park, Georgia Farrow Recreation Center is a vital asset ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Construction Underway on Convention Center Hotel

Irving Convention Center Hotel - Artist Rendering

Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne, City Manager Chris Hillman and other city leaders officially broke ground on the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel at Las Colinas on March 27. Construction is now underway on the $113 million headquarters hotel. It is the ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Converge, Collaborate, Create

The Study: Irving’s Innovation Center - Irving TX

City of Irving, Indigo Group to unveil Business, Innovation Center in Heritage District

Beginning in May, business and community innovators will have the opportunity to soak in a 180-degree view of downtown Irving while leveraging support and professional ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Colony Drive Bridge Reopens with Ribbon Cutting

Colony Street Bridge Ribbon Cutting - Irving TX

Members of the Historic Hospital District Neighborhood Association joined Irving city leaders to celebrate the opening of the new Colony Drive bridge. Crews replaced the bridge as part of a major drainage improvement project on several South Irving channe...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Irving Music Factory Site Progresses

Site construction at the Music Factory, June 2016.

The Irving Music Factory is primed to be an all-in-one dining and entertainment destination for North Texas. The $165 million project’s centerpiece will be the Pavilion at the Music Factory, a $40 million high-tech music venue that converts from a 4,000-s...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

New Plaques Installed in Centennial Park

New plaques being installed at Founders Plaza in Centennial Park, Irving, Texas.

The plaques chronicling the history of Irving at Founders Plaza in the city's downtown Centennial Park, 444 W. Second Street are currently being replaced with new versions constructed out of black granite. 

The new plaques these took the ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Watch: Irving Convention Center Hotel Groundbreaking

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City leaders break ground on the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel in late March, taking its next step closer to reality. The $110-million project is scheduled to open in late 2018. 

The $110 million convention center hotel will mark the compl...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

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The City of Irving is renewing its focus on infrastructure. But what does that mean to residents, businesses and visitors? Learn more from this piece produced by ICTN. Get the answers to common questions, and find out why leaders believe infrastructure is...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 29, 2017

City of Irving Plans for Long-term Flood Control, Drainage Improvements

Brockbank Channel wall construction near Lane Street, Irving, Texas.

Photo: Brockbank Channel wall construction near Lane Street.

By 2019, the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) will help protect 229 structures south of State Highway (SH) 183 by building new drainage channels that will contain a 100-year flood...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Watch: Drainage Projects Update

Newly paved drainage channel in Irving, Texas.

As part of a special focus on infrastructure called "Investing in Our Future," ICTN takes a look at drainage projects in Irving. Get an update on Delaware Creek-related projects, and find out why drainage is expected to be an even bigger priorit...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 16, 2017

Watch: New Exercise Equipment Installed at Sunrise Park

A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise

Photo: A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise Park, 1809 E Union Bower Road.

In this excerpt from ICTN’s “City Source,” get a look at the new workout equipment just installed at Irving’s Sunrise...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Watch: New Playground Opens at Senter Park

New equipment installed at Senter Park's playground - March 2017 - Irving TX

Irving's Senter Park has a new playground full of fun and colorful features. Watch to learn more about the improvements, paid for with Community Development Block Grant funds.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 14, 2017

Live Oak Road Bridge at Delaware Creek Reopens

Live Oak Road Bridge, at Delaware Creek, post-construction - Irving, TX

After a 13-month project, the Live Oak Road bridge crossing at Delaware Creek has reopened with a new bridge and infrastructure improvements. Work also included reconstruction of the drainage channel to deepen it with vertical walls, as well as the instal...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

Construction on the Irving Music Factory is progressing fast! Get a look inside the site to see some of the features coming together. The Irving Music Factory will feature restaurants, an outdoor plaza, a movie theater and a state-of-the-art live music ve...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 7, 2017

View Heritage Park Redevelopment Proposal Concept

Artist's concept of redesigned Heritage Park, Irving, Texas.

Irving looks to the past while embracing the future for new generations. 

Heritage Park celebrated its 30th birthday in July 2016, and now the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and the Parks and Recreation departments are looking to...

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View the Artist Drawings of the Proposed Park Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 3, 2017

North Campion Completely Open: Repairs Completed

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

Photo: Joggers and cyclists enjoy the repaired Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

The City of Irving is pleased to announce that the entire northern section of Campion Trail is open for joggers, cyclists and nature lovers t...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

March 5 "City Source" Features Campion Trail, Sunrise Park

City workers put the finishing touches on the new trail at Sunrise Park.

Photo: City workers put the finishing touches on the new trail at Sunrise Park. Work is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2017.

This edition of "City Source" features Investing in our Future stories covering the repairs to North Campi...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Renovations Continue at Senter Park Playground

Artist rendering of new play equipment at Senter Park - Irving TX - February 2017

Residents will be excited with new playground improvements at Senter Park, 901 S. Senter St., funded by Community Development Block Grants. Work continues to install a new playground system at Senter Park, 901 S. Senter St. The playground area will be clo...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Watch: Infrastructure Presentation to Irving City Council - Feb. 26 2017

Water tower with Irving, TX logo.

Todd Reck, Irving Water Utilities director, provides the Irving City Council with an update on projects involving a water tank and sewer line cleaning.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Irving’s Tudor Lane Transformation Earns National Recognition

New Tudor Lane home in Irving, Texas.

The National Community Development Association (NCDA) has announced its decision to award the 2017 Audrey Nelson Community Development Award to the City of Irving for the redevelopment of Tudor Lane.

Tudor Lane, once one of Irving’s highest crime...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Watch: Irving Places New Elevated Water Storage Tank

Royal Ridge Water Supply Tank Raising - January 2017 - Irving TX

As new neighborhoods develop, the City of Irving is adding a new elevated water storage tank at Royal Lane and Royal Ridge Parkway. This tower will help ensure adequate water pressure. Watch to see the hoisting of the storage tank — a process th...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2017

Investing in Irving’s Infrastructure: Maintaining Quality Services for Residents

City staff works to construct and maintain a variety of infrastructure projects every day.

City staff works to construct and maintain a variety of infrastructure projects every day that help ensure residents receive the quality services they have grown to expect from the City of Irving.

Capital Improvement Program Department

The Capital Improveme...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Cranes, Trains and Automobiles: Irving hits 30-year construction record

Water Street artist rendering - Irving TX

Photo: Water Street artist rendering.

While most people see them as concrete strips ? highways and runways glimmer gold to investors and developers.

The state’s strong economy, combined with Irving’s numerous transportation assets, are translating to a mass...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Irving's Year in Review: 2016

Lake Carolyn, Las Colinas, Irving, TX

Since the adoption of the city’s first strategic plan, the value of strategic thinking has been proven. Resident satisfaction with code enforcement, the appearance of the city, quality of life and other indicators of success have risen. Irving continues t...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 15, 2016

Sunrise Park Trail Improvements Begin Dec. 19

Sunrise Park Welcome Sign - Irving TX

Beginning Monday, Dec. 19, trail replacement work will begin at Sunrise Park, 1809 E. Union Bower Road. This project is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2017. 

All existing asphalt trail will be replaced with 9-foot wide concrete pave...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

CDBG Funds Fuel Improvements to Parks, Rec Centers, Sidewalks

Hurwitz Park - Irving TX

The City of Irving is using $1 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to improve parks, recreation centers and sidewalks in Irving neighborhoods. These improvements were designed to help the Irving Parks and Recreation Department promote a...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

December 2016: Architect's rendering of Water Street development in Las Colinas.

A recently released drone video captures the progress the Gables Water Street development has made on construction. The a mixed-use community project, located in Las Colinas Urban Center along Lake Carolyn, will showcase more than 60,000 square feet of re...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

The Delaware at Heritage Crossing home option - Irving TX

Photo: Rendering of a home option that will be available at The Delaware at Heritage Crossing development that will be built near downtown Irving.Empty nesters, young professionals, or those looking to downsize their yard without sacrificing a spacious ho...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

Irving Convention Center - Irving Texas

The Irving City Council has unanimously approved the proposed Irving Convention Center Hotel master development agreement, paving the way for design to begin. The convention center’s headquarters hotel will provide 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 squ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Twin Wells Golf Course Closed for Renovations

Twin Wells Golf Course

Beginning Oct. 1, Twin Wells Golf Course will be closed for renovations. Enhancements will include a new irrigation system, tee boxes, putting greens and clubhouse facilities. These improvements will prepare the golf course for future enjoyment. Completio...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, long in the making, i...

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Investing in Our Future

Posted on: October 4, 2017

Irving Reads Family Events

IR Family Events

Pack up the kids in your family wagon and mosey on over for wild western entertainment suitable for all ages during the twelfth annual Irving Reads series. The 2017 selected novel is True Grit by Charles Portis, and five alternate reads for children and t...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Friday Night Library: Spook-tacular!

FNL Ghost Town

Have a safe and frightfully fun pre-holiday celebration over yonder at the South Irving Library’s Friday Night Library Trunk-or-Treat and Haunted Ghost Town. This year the annual boo-fest takes place Oct. 27 from 7 to 10 p.m. Come in costume and...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Discover What's New at the Library

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Sometimes you just want to see what's new at the library.A customer recently wrote in asking why couldn't she see new titles on the West Irving Library's shelves from her computer.  She sounded a little frustrated, and quite frankly, so were we. ...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Talking About True Grit

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The only thing better than reading a great book is talking about it!  

We're asking everyone who reads True Grit this month to share their thoughts by writing and posting a book review on the library's Bean Stack website. If you participated in th...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Meet Author and Artist Andy Hirsch

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Graphic novel and comic book readers will want to meet illustrator Andy Hirsch at 5 p.m. Nov. 1 at the South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive. While fans may not always be familiar with the name, they will certainly be familiar with his works. A...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Irving Reads on Facebook Live

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It takes dozens of dedicated library staff, volunteers and partners to organize and produce Irving's community read program every fall. Whether they're hosting an author panel, leading a book club, or setting up the room for a celebration, we've got plent...

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Irving Public Library

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Programs

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Classes

Looking to join an exercise class or register your child for day camp? Recreation center patrons must register for programs online using ActiveNet. The new online registration service eliminates the need to stand in lines at recreation centers on registra...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Join in the Fun of the Fall Carnival Series

Children dressed up as characters from the Wizard of Oz at a past fall carnival.

Children of all ages are invited to the Fall Carnival Series organized by the Parks and Recreation Department. The fall carnivals will be held at various recreation centers as indicated below. Carnival tickets will be sold for 25 cents each or five for $1...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Parks and Recreation Fall Registration Opens Oct. 24

Recreational volleyball team practices at gym.

Registration for the fall 2017 session of Irving Parks and Recreation classes opens at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at all full-time and school (part-time) recreation centers.

Classes begin Nov. 6 and end Dec. 9.

Register for classes online Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Teen Driver Safety Fair Returns to Lively Pointe Nov. 4

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Teens and their families will receive practical tips and tools to develop safe driving habits at this free, educational event presented by AAA Texas. 

Activities will include interactive exhibits and games, vehicle simulators, vendor booths, guest...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 30, 2017

AquaStars Dates Through the Fall

AquaStars

The City of Irving’s AquaStars program allows children with special needs, along with their families and guardians, to safely enjoy access to a premier city swimming facility. The program is custom-designed for children with special needs ages 18 and youn...

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Parks and Recreation

Posted on: June 7, 2017

Parks and Recreation Provides Update on Twin Wells Golf Course Redevelopment

Proposed Green Approach to Hole No. 13 at Twin Wells Golf Course - June 7 2017

Twin Wells Golf Course is being redesigned to provide a more user-friendly and challenging course layout. Proposed changes will include wider and better defined fairways, elevated greens and an improved driving range and practice areas. The course is curr...

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View the Presentation Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: November 13, 2015

Canoe Launch Closed at T.W. Richardson Park

canoe launch under water

The canoe launch at T.W. Richardson Park, as well as the sidewalk along the area, will be closed indefinitely. Due to continued heavy rainfall this year, the Trinity River has washed away much of the embankment along this section of Campion Trail. This er...Read on...

Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Twin Wells Golf Course Closed for Renovations

Twin Wells Golf Course

Beginning Oct. 1, Twin Wells Golf Course will be closed for renovations. Enhancements will include a new irrigation system, tee boxes, putting greens and clubhouse facilities.

These improvements will prepare the golf course for future enjoyment. Comple...Read on...

Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Irving PD Participating in National Take Back Oct. 28

Irving PD Participating in National Take Back April 29

Irving residents have the opportunity to drop off controlled pharmaceutical substances for proper disposal as part of the National Take Back initiative. There is no cost to participate.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 28:

  • Irving Police Department parking lot, 305 N...
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Police Department
Posted on: July 3, 2017

2016 IPD Annual Report Available for Review

2016 Irving Police Department Annual Report - cover image

The 2016 Irving Police Department Annual Report is available for review. 

As with any annual report, the pages are full of facts and details, and the publication illustrates the results of the department’s strategies, programs and hard work to pro...

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View the 2016 Annual Report (PDF) Police Department

Posted on: October 13, 2017

SH 183 Work Update: Story Road

North- and southbound Story Road, at State Highway (SH) 183, will be closed 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly Oct. 13 to Oct. 23 for SH 183 reconstruction work.

Message boards will be posted in the affected area to alert drivers of detours and traffic changes. Moto...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: March 10, 2017

Cabell Drive, from Esters Road to Belt Line Road

Beginning 9:30 a.m. March 15, eastbound Cabell Drive between Esters Road and Belt Line Road will be closed to through traffic until further notice. Eastbound Cabell Drive will be open to local traffic only from Esters Road to the Forward Air facility driv...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: October 4, 2016

Lane Street Bridge, at Brockbank Channel

Lane Street is closed at the bridge crossing the Brockbank Channel, between Cypress Drive and Betsy Lane, to allow the demolition of the bridge and provide better access for construction crews rebuilding a deeper and wider channel. When the work in the ch...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Las Colinas Boulevard, from O’Connor Boulevard to Wingren Drive

Traffic will switch from the southbound lanes to the northbound lanes on Las Colinas Boulevard, from O’Connor Boulevard to Wingren Drive, beginning 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29. Southbound lanes pavement will be completely reconstructed to install new undergro...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: April 14, 2016

Las Colinas Boulevard, between Promenade Parkway and Fuller Drive

The outside (right) lane of southbound Las Colinas Boulevard, between Promenade Parkway and Fuller Drive, is closed for the duration of the work taking place at the Irving Music Factory construction site.

The construction is anticipated to be completed in ...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: August 30, 2016

W. Oakdale Road, from Rindie Street to Cactus Court

The westbound lane of W. Oakdale Road from Rindie Street to Cactus Court will be closed beginning Tuesday, Sept. 5 as part of the city’s ongoing efforts to upgrade and improve existing infrastructure. The closure will be 24/7 for the next 365 da...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Stafford Street, from Carlisle Street to Northgate Drive

Northbound Stafford Street, from Carlisle Street to Northgate Drive, will be closed Oct. 13 to Oct. 27, weather permitting, for water and wastewater line work. The single southbound lane will remain open during the work.

Motorists are advised to seek alter...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Wildwood Drive at Sixth Street, east to Trinity Park

Atmos Energy is replacing a gas main from the west side of Wildwood under the road along Sixth Street to Trinity Park. As a result, all lanes of Sixth Street and various lanes of Wildwood Drive will be closed 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Oct. 20, weathe...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates

Posted on: July 6, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: July 5, 2017

Dan Vedral, director of Transportation and Traffic Department with City of Irving, addresses city co

The City of Irving Traffic and Transportation Director Dan Vedral provided an update at the July 5, 2017 City Council Work Session. It includes an explanation of the process to evaluate all 1,400 lane miles of roadway in the city, as well as which roads w...

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View the Powerpoint Presentation (PDF) Road to the Future
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Irving’s Road to the Future Project Invests $100M in Five Years

Workers spread concrete on prepared roadway under construction.

City launches ambitious, cross-departmental project to rehabilitate, reconstruct and proactively maintain 1,440 road lane-miles.

This year, the City of Irving launched its “Road to the Future: $100 Million in 5 Years” program, which supports road reconstru...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: April 20, 2017

Casey Tate, director of Capital Improvement Program, provides an update to residents and council on

The City of Irving Capital Improvement Program Director Casey Tate and Traffic and Transportation Director Dan Vedral provided an update at the April 20, 2017 City Council Meeting. It includes an explanation of the process to evaluate all 1,400 lane miles...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

The City of Irving is renewing its focus on infrastructure. But what does that mean to residents, businesses and visitors? Learn more from this piece produced by ICTN. Get the answers to common questions, and find out why leaders believe infrastructure is...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: November 11, 2016

City Plans 'Road to the Future'

Road to the Future - Irving TX

City of Irving staff presented the "Road to the Future" project to the City Council members Nov. 10, 2016. This project funds $100 million for road improvements and reconstruction over the next five years without raising the tax rate.

The City of...

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Pavement Assessment Presentation Road to the Future

Posted on: October 4, 2017

Home Chemical Collection, Electronics Recycling Oct. 28

Collection of auto battery, tires and other items considered hazardous household waste.

Residents who have unused household chemicals can participate in a special collection event for these materials to be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Briery Municipal Complex, 128 N. Briery Road.

A voucher is required; request one by contacting Solid ...

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View the list of accepted items Solid Waste Services

Posted on: October 10, 2017

Home Chemical Collection, Electronics Recycling Oct. 28

Collection of auto battery, tires and other items considered hazardous household waste.

Residents who have unused household chemicals can participate in a special collection event for these materials to be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Briery Municipal Complex, 128 N. Briery Road.

A voucher is required; request one by contacting Solid ...

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View the list of accepted items Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: October 2, 2017

Learn the Finer Points of Floral Design

Gardening implements - boots, rake and gloves - among flowers in a garden.

Elements to give an arrangement texture, line and color can be gathered from any garden or from along the roadside. Join the Irving Think Green Be Green team for "Floral Designs from Your Garden," 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at West Irving Library, 4...

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Register now Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Irving PD Participating in National Take Back Oct. 28

Irving PD Participating in National Take Back April 29

Irving residents have the opportunity to drop off controlled pharmaceutical substances for proper disposal as part of the National Take Back initiative. There is no cost to participate.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 28:

  • Irving Police Department parking lot, 305 N...
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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Avoid Harsh Chemicals in Household Cleaners

Vinegar, salt and lemon are all examples of alternative household cleaners.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) notes that many household cleaners contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as formaldehyde and harsh acids. But switching to environmentally friendly household cleaners can help eliminate toxins from a...

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Learn more about Household Chemicals Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Energy Savings Tips

Save Energy Around the House - Turning down the thermostat.

Easy tips and fixes to save on energy.

Find and Fix Air Leaks – Check windows and doors for air leaks. On a windy day, turn off the air conditioner and all ceiling fans. Hold a thin tissue paper taped to a pencil lengthwise near gaps in windows, ...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: March 30, 2017

City Takes Leadership Position With “Green” Initiatives

West Irving Library's large solar array helps it meet its"net-zero" designation.

Photo: West Irving Library's large solar array helps it meet its"net-zero" designation.

Irving continues to embrace environmental stewardship and promote conservation. Notable actions help it remain a leader in North Texas:

  • The West Irvin...
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Think Green... Be Green News

Posted on: September 21, 2017

Bar Louie Opens at Toyota Music Factory in Irving

Bar Louie employees, as well as Irving officials, cut the ribbon on the new restaurant, which opened

Photo: Bar Louie employees, as well as Irving officials, cut the ribbon on the new restaurant, which opened in September 2017.

The first restaurant is now open at the Toyota Music Factory in Irving. Watch to see some of the attractions at Bar Louie, and fi...

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory Opens

The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory front gate.

The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory is now open. Watch to see some of the features, and find out how the venue can adapt to different types of events. 

Find out about upcoming shows: ThePavilionTMF.com.

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

City Offers Tours of Irving Music Factory

Heavy-duty equipment moves building materials to a work area at the Irving Music Factory.

Teams with the City of Irving play a lot of important roles as construction on the Irving Music Factory advances. Watch to learn about what the city is doing to ensure work progresses on schedule.

The City of Irving’s Capital Improvement team provides mont...

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Irving Music Factory Construction Update: May 2017

Irving Music Factory site - May 2017

ICTN’s "City Source" provides an update on the Irving Music Factory’s construction, including an aerial view of the progress on the site.

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Irving Music Factory Site Progresses

Site construction at the Music Factory, June 2016.

The Irving Music Factory is primed to be an all-in-one dining and entertainment destination for North Texas. The $165 million project’s centerpiece will be the Pavilion at the Music Factory, a $40 million high-tech music venue that converts from a 4,000-s...

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

Construction on the Irving Music Factory is progressing fast! Get a look inside the site to see some of the features coming together. The Irving Music Factory will feature restaurants, an outdoor plaza, a movie theater and a state-of-the-art live music ve...

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, long in the making, i...

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Toyota Music Factory News

Posted on: June 11, 2017

Residents Reminded of City Water Restrictions

Hand holding hose with shut-off nozzle in use.

The City of Irving reminds residents of the ongoing water conservation plan, which calls for year-round efficient irrigation measures. All residents and businesses are limited to irrigating only twice-per-week, according to scheduling for odd and even add...

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Learn more about Water Conservation Water in Irving
Posted on: May 27, 2017

Irving’s 2016 Water Quality Report Available Online

City of Irving Water Quality Report

In accordance with Congress’ 1996 amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the City of Irving Water Utilities Department, and other community systems, must provide customers with an annual report on drinking water quality. Each year, the...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Time-of-Day Influences Water Conservation

Water flowers using a hand-operated nozzle.

To promote good water use habits, minimize water waste and preserve Irving’s water supply, the city enforces time-of-day irrigation restrictions. These limits make it a violation of city ordinance to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. from April 1...

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Water in Irving